Measles Outbreak National Incident Declared

The UK is seeing a significant outbreak of measles. The UK Health Security Agency, which is part of the UK Government, has declared a national incident. You can read about the outbreak here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-68028530 Two vaccinations are needed to fully protect you against Measles, mumps and Rubella. Measles is a highly contagious disease which is

Home Urine Testing For Diabetic Patients

We are working with Healthy.io to provide some of our diabetic patients with a Home Urine Test kit. Before we ask Healthy.io to contact patients that are eligible, we will contact eligible patients to give them the chance to opt out if they wish.

If you receive a call from healthy.io to arrange the delivery of a home urine test kit, please rest assured that this is a legitimate call being made on behalf of Portsdown Group Practice as we would like to check your urine.

It’s important that we check diabetic patient’s urine at least once per year to monitor their kidneys and diabetes.